Exile

Why are there Satmar Jews living in Eretz Yisroel?

Aug 29 2012

Do you believe that Hashem would davka prefer Jews to live in Chutz Laaretz? If so, how would you explain that there is a nice Satmar population living in Israel?

What did Jews do wrong to deserve exile?

Aug 29 2012

Dear Rabbi,

First of all, I must say I'm deeply shocked by what I read in the "Ten questions to the Zionists" section!!

Rabbi Mordechai Yosef of Izhbitzeh (d. 1854)

Aug 18 2012

Rabbi Mordechai Yosef of Izhbitzeh says that even in the technical laws of preparing food on Shabbos, Chazal hinted at the oaths.

What is the meaning of Jeremiah 30:3?

Aug 16 2012

Hello Rabbi I was recently discussing with Zionist Christians who alleged to me that the 1948 Zionist state was allegedly "prophecized" in Jeremiah 30:3- For, lo, the days come, saith HaShem, that I will turn the captivity of My people Israel and Judah,

Weren't the Jews in the wilderness told to conquer Eretz Yisroel?

Jul 26 2012

Dear Rabbi,

In this weeks Parsha, “Parshas Shlach" it is written that a righteous Jew may live in Eretz Yisroel. Is he permitted to defend it against those who wish to physically destroy it or must he rely on others?

Yosef Meir

Aren't you happy that Jews today have a shelter from persecution?

Jul 26 2012

Dear Rabbi,

With all my respect for your opinions, aren't you happy that jews around the world have a shelter today and that in case they are persecuted they have international zionism to defend them and israel to welcome them?

Abe M.

Why not rely on the state of Israel in case of crisis?

Jul 09 2012

Oil and gas prices continue to rise (which in turn cause just about everything else to rise in price), and these are things that one should keep their eyes open to, and more importantly understand what the potential consequences might be for Jews.

Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel, brother of the Maharal (c. 1600)

Jul 06 2012

Rabbi Chaim ben Betzalel writes (Sefer Hachaim, Chelek 5, Perek 6) that the current, fourth exile is similarly to “kadachas” (an illness characterized by high fever), which the body has to fight off completely in order to be immune from a future attack.

Parsha Pearls: Parshas Vaeschanan

Sep 07 2011

Those who are in exile against their will
The Right Way to Consult a Rabbi
Don’t Break in Like a Burglar!
Selling Land and Giving Up Sovereignty
No Strategies or Diplomacy

Parsha Pearls: Parshas Vezos Habracha

Aug 28 2011

Loyalty to the Government
Israel Will Never Again Arise On Her Own

Zionist Writer: If Diaspora is a Valid Option, There is No Justification for a State

Mar 01 2010

The following article by Benny Levy, chairman of the Shivah – Zionism Now non-profit organization, appeared on Ynet. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the position of True Torah Jews Against Zionism.

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